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(Tanjug, file)

Government adopts set of new media laws

July 28, 2014 | 11:44 | Source: B92 | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The Serbian government over the weekend adopted three media laws and sent them to parliament for a debate under urgent procedure.

(Tanjug, file)

"Kosovo army would be threat to Serbia and region"

July 28, 2014 | 11:02 | Source: Dnevnik, Tanjug | Comments: (9) | Send comment

NOVI SAD -- Defense Minister Bratislav Gašić says the creation of the so-called army of Kosovo would be a threat to Serbia's stability and the stability in the region.

(Beta/AP, file)

Italian FM urges Serbia to "continue on its path"

July 28, 2014 | 09:31 | Source: B92, Tanjug, po | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Federica Mogherini, minister of foreign affairs of Italy, the presiding EU country, is visiting Serbia on Monday where she will talk to top state officials.

(Tanjug, file)

Serbia is once again "little Russia" - analyst

July 25, 2014 | 14:37 | Source: Tanjug, TV Pink | Comments: (4) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Analyst and former ambassador in France Predrag Simić says that when it comes to the Ukraine crisis, "Serbia has for now avoided serious consequences."

(Tanjug, file)

30mn in EU grants-in-aid for 24 flood-hit municipalities

July 25, 2014 | 13:24 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- A document was signed on Friday approving EUR 30 million in grants-in-aid from the IPA funds for recovery of the 24 flood-hit municipalities in Serbia.

(Beta, file)

"Serbia is bridge between Russia and EU"

July 25, 2014 | 12:11 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (2) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Special adviser to the Serbia government Franco Frattini considers Serbia's role as a bridge between the EU and Moscow to be "very important."

(Tanjug, file)

"Nobody has right to lecture Serbia on Ukraine"

July 25, 2014 | 10:08 | Source: B92, RTS | Comments: (25) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Nobody has the right lecture Serbia, especially not those who "brought our own territorial integrity into question," said Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dačić.

(Beta, file)

PM signs book of condolences at Dutch embassy

July 24, 2014 | 16:50 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (3) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić signed on Thursday a book of condolences at the Dutch embassy in Belgrade, Tanjug reported.

(Beta, file)

Pajtić "isn't considering stepping down"

July 24, 2014 | 15:49 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

NOVI SAD -- Leader of the opposition DS party Bojan Pajtić says he is not considering stepping down as head of the provincial government in Vojvodina.

(FoNet, file)

FM denies Serbia has candidate for top UN job

July 24, 2014 | 12:10 | Source: Beta, Blic | Comments: (9) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Foreign Minister Ivica Dačić has responded to reports that Vuk Jeremić is a nominee for the top UN job by saying Serbia has not yet nominated anyone.

Eigner (C) is seen with Vučić on Wednesday (Tanjug)

Austrian ambassador: No more wars, we want unity

July 24, 2014 | 11:15 | Source: Blic, Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- 100 years after Austria-Hungary’s ultimatum to the Kingdom of Serbia, Austrian Ambassador Johannes Eigner says it was "written so it could not be accepted."

(Beta, file)

Community of municipalities "future of Serbs"

July 24, 2014 | 09:36 | Source: RTS | Comments: (10) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- A community of Serb municipalities in Kosovo is entering a phase where its "fundamental establishment should finally begin," says Marko Đurić.

Michael Kirby and Aleksandar Vučić (Tanjug, file)

Serbia should back Ukraine's integrity - U.S. ambassador

July 23, 2014 | 17:57 | Source: Beta, Tanjug | Comments: (21) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The U.S. respects the traditional friendship between Serbia and Russia, U.S. Ambassador Michael Kirby told Beta in an interview, the agency reported.

(mod.gov.rs)

Defense minister: Continued cooperation with U.S.

July 23, 2014 | 16:57 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbian Ministry of Defense will continue to promote defense cooperation with the U.S. army, including joint military exercises and training of troops.

(Tanjug, file)

FM: Serbia strongly condemns shooting down of airplane

July 23, 2014 | 14:42 | Source: Beta | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dačić has said that Serbia strongly condemns the shooting down of a Malaysian passenger airplane in Ukraine last week.

(Tanjug)

PM denies there's "language of ultimatums"

July 23, 2014 | 13:09 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (6) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Aleksandar Vučić said on Wednesday that "no one speaks the language of ultimatums to Serbia today - nor would he personally allow something of the kind."

(Tanjug, file)

"Serbia given ultimatum over Russia sanctions"

July 23, 2014 | 12:20 | Source: Večernje novosti | Comments: (22) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbia has until September 1 to decide whether to impose sanctions against Russia and so join the EU or maintain its current neutral position, a daily writes.

'Peace Park' on Kosovska Mitrovica bridge (Veljko Đurić, file)

Negotiators interpret Brussels meeting differently

July 23, 2014 | 10:12 | Source: B92, Beta, Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BRUSSELS -- Marko Đurić says he is "stunned by the statement of Edita Tahiri" that an agreement was reached "to remove the barricades" from a bridge in Kosovska Mitrovica.

(Serbian MoD, mod.gov.rs)

Defense minister meets with Israeli ambassador

July 22, 2014 | 16:28 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (12) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbian Defense Minister Bratislav Gašić has said that Serbia's position on the situation in Israel and Ukraine was "clear."

(Tanjug)

PM meets with organ trafficking case investigator

July 22, 2014 | 15:16 | Source: B92, Tanjug | Comments: (9) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- A report of the special investigative team headed by U.S. prosecutor Clint Williamson will confirm the objectivity of EU institutions, says Aleksandar Vučić.

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Corporate, individual philanthropy hand in hand in flood relief effort

9.07.2014. | Izvor: Catalyst | Comments: 0
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